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de hugo chavez quien permanece en cuba por problemas de salud. temperaturas que se increntan este fin de semana, pero atencion porque esperamos lluvias maÑana viernes, enterese a partir de que hora, despues de la pausa comercial... y recuerde que puede mantenerse informado con noticias washington las 24 horas del dia visitando nuestra pagina web noticiasdc. com tambien ubiquenos en facebook y una vez mas la educacion en el estado de maryland llama la atencion a nivel nacional por su alto rendimiento .. lilian mass nos amplia ...por el quinto el sistema educativo publico del estado de maryland logra posesionarse en el primer lugar a nivel nacional con un promedio de v 87.8 , esto segu Ún la publicaciÓn " education week" la cual se encarga de evaluar niveles de calidad educativos estado por estado cada aÑo se toman en cuenta factores como : inversiÓn, rendimiento acadÉmico de los estudiantes y las diferentes polÍticas que apoyan a la educaciÓn, para evaluar a las escuelas factores que tambiÉn han sido prioridad para aquellos que dirigen los sistemas escolares en los di
a month since people in venezuela have seen or heard hugo chavez. people have not seen a picture or heard a phone call from the president. there are lots of rumors and speculations going around. the minister of communications announced the president was suffering from a severe lung infection. this week, the president received a visit in havana from the vice president, the president of the national assembly, and his older brother. for many, this is an example of the gravity of the situation. many wonder whether the president will be back for his inauguration on january 10. there is a debate going on about what will happen in this country. hugo chavez is alive but not able to come back. the opposition demands to know what kind of cancer job as house, where it is located. they want to travel to havana to confirm the president's health. this attention will probably increase on saturday, when the national assembly convenes its legislative leaders. >> tens of thousands of fatah supporters have been celebrating its anniversary. hamas allow the event to go ahead, despite ongoing tensions between
to president hugo chavez. he was supposed to be sworn in for a fourth term on thursday but remains in cuba, where he is recovering from cancer surgery. that did not stop thousands of supporters and regional leaders from taking part in a rally in the capital. >> i am chavez was the message on the streets. thousands of people gathered to show their support for the man they called their commander. thursday should have been inauguration day, but it turns into a show of force for the party. >> we love chavez. we know he is our leader. he has given to venezuela all his love. he has given our country the respect it has lost. >> people are hoping the president will recover. chavez is still in cuba after undergoing his fourth cancer surgery. there has been an ongoing debate about who is running the country. >> we came here to defend the constitution, that says he can be sworn in when he recovers. he is the only president, and the government is waiting for him the nationalists had offered the president to stay indefinitely. >> even though we have not seen or heard from him in a month, his presence c
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delayed the inauguration of cancer-stricken president hugo chavez. >> this is essentially a power play. behind that secrecy there is nothing but an attempt to ensure the continuity of the regime regardless of president chavez's presence. >> woodruff: and with five oscar nominations, we examine the controversy surrounding one of the most talked about new films yet to see a nationwide release; "zero dark thirty," about the hunt for osama bin laden. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> brown: as unemployment, growth and budget concerns continue, the man who will
: we turn now to venezuela, where president hugo chavez was supposed to be inaugurated for a new term today but was instead out of the country. ray suarez has more on the reason for and controversy surrounding his absence and the future of his political movement. >> reporter: thousands of supporters descended on the presidential palace in the venezuelan capital, caracas, today, chanting and waving flags in a show of support for their ailing, absent president. venezuela is a country of 29 million people, an oil exporter subsidizing energy-hungry poor countries, like cuba and haiti. and it sends 800,000 barrels of oil a day to the u.s.-- its number one customer. president hugo chavez has led the nation for 14 years. his third term expires today. he won re-election in october and was supposed to be sworn in again today for another six years, as the constitution requires. but chavez suffers from aggressive, reoccurring cancer, hasn't been seen in public in a month and was too sick to return to venezuela from medical treatment in cuba. >> the illness of the president has been treated like
. so will lance armstrong, is this the plan? >>> plus, the political future of hugo chavez on the brink. >>> and in one county, police don't have enough ammunition because of a run on bullets. one distributor says, he has never seen it so bad. >>> good to see you here. i'm brooke baldwin. beating the president to the punch, new york's governor is getting ready to propose sweeping gun control laws. here he is, andrew cuomo, governor of new york, waiting for him, i should say, that wasn't him there, using the state of the state address to push for, supporters say, some of the toughest gun restrictions in the whole country. so here's just some of what we're anticipating the governor to announce. this is according to reporting this morning from the wall street journal. he is expected to require gun owners to relicense every five years to broaden the definition of what falls under the state's current ban and to increase penalties for crimes committed with illegal weapons. it has been nearly one month since that school massacre in newtown, connecticut. the president's task force in reaction t
n que hacerlos comprando sus euros. >> > ellos están carolina del con la condicon medica de hugo chavez. >> > de estár negóciando sectores están en esyo . >>> no están consolidando el poder y que saben que están represetando el valor y tiene mucho poder economico . >> >eestán con el conocímiento y están mateniendo el problema y por su parte dios , . >>> están con un trato haciendolo ver frente a washington están en el gobierno de la habana. >>> ellos han atacado y ambos por la parte de narco trafico y otros por china rusia y estos representanm a los estados unidos. >>> como crees que lo veran ellos?. >> > lo veran bien porque al reino cubano lo único que le interésa es el reino venezolano. aumenta la preocupación de los padres porque sacan alimentos de la casa para hacwer juegos peligrosos. >> > esté es un juego que los participante s se llenna la boca para decir una frase y esto a provocado la muerte. >> > ellos sienten esos sentimientos y es lo que ue buscan . >> > mucho temor porque etengo 2 adolescentes que corren mucho riesgo . > >> si usan la nuez moscada es el m
nine months ago. >> venezuela president hugo chavez is battling a severe lung infection, 58-year-old venezuela president hugo chavez has been hospital licensed since under -- hospitalized since undergoing cancer treatment. they did not reveal anything about his treatment or prognosis. >>> today is the day president barack obama will officially win his second term. it is up to the electoral college and their ballots will be counted this afternoon in a joint session of congress. here is monica. >>> have you dared to get on the scale, i have not, and i am here with our personal trainer and she has some information on how to kick our buts into -- butts into gear. you talk about interval training, what is that? >> it is quick bursts of training so it is a very intense work out and you do it for a little bit of time, increase and recover, increase and recover. >> yes . well, i know the first one we are going to do and as soon as you say burp pee, i drink. the reason you don't like it is because it is very efficient and it is very important to warm up properly and you and i have been wa
. relief many say is long overdue. >>> turn for the worst, venezuelan officials admit hugo chavez is battling respiratory failure, now calling their leader's status severe. >>> and trapped on thin ice. two teenagers stuck in the middle of a frozen life, clinging to a dead tree for hours. their dramatic rescue just ahead. >>> wow. good morning. welcome to "early start." we're happy you're with us. i'm zoraida sambolin. >> i'm christine romans. it's 5:00 a.m. in the east. >> we begin this morning with a snowy mess in west texas. conditions are so bad that large portions of interstate 10 between el paso and ft. stockton were closed overnight. do they really get a lot of snow? they've gotten record snow in that area. >> you're absolutely right. it was really the spaghetti bowl on i-10. the biggest problem where were the icy bridges and overpasses. that's what closed portions of the road. those roads have since been reopened. now, el paso picked up 2.9 inches. believe it or not, it's not out of the question to get snow in el paso. average snow for the year is 4.8. last year they got 3.
look at what this congress needs to do to win public support again. >>> hugo chavez's inauguration is in jeopardy due to his health problems. will it end his presidency? >>> plus this -- >> from where we boarded the bus, they took us around for two, two and a half hours. >>> the brutal rape of a medical student in india sparks outrage. we'll hear more from one of the victim's friends who was with her during that awful attack. ngn surprises him. morning starts in high spirits, but there's a growing pain in his lower back. as lines grow longer, his pain continues to linger. but after a long day of helping others, he gets some helpful advice. just two aleve have the strength to keep back pain away all day. today, jason chose aleve. just two pills for all day pain relief. try aleve d for strong, all day long sinus and headache relief. i need you. i feel so alone. but you're not alone. i knew you'd come. like i could stay away. you know i can't do this without you. you'll never have to. you're always there for me. shh! i'll get you a rental car. i could also use an umbrella. fall in lov
hugo chavez's inauguration is legal. they decided he doesn't need to be sworn in to start a new testimony and cat can not be declared absent. the supreme court said his minister should continue uninterrupted and inauguration will be held at a later date. they postponed today's inauguration of hugo chavez allowing him to recover from cancer surgery in cuba. the constitution states the new president must take office by january 10th. they will allow chavez to recover before taking office. lori: who is running the government? melissa: fox business contributor phil flynn of price futures group is in the pits of the cme. phil, the real news is the inventory report. i see goose lien moving lower after a bearish report that showed gasoline supplies swelled. >> i think bearish was an understatement. it was a flood of gasoline. we saw gasoline supplies surge by 7.4 million barrels. holy smokes! that is three or four weeks worth of gasoline all at one time. that put inventories at a 22-month high. that came as demand for oil products overall fell to a 11-month low. we're seeing pressure on
-president is traveling to cuba to visit ailing president hugo chavez, who has been receiving cancer treatment and fighting a severe respiratory infection following surgery. he has not been seen since before his last operation in december. thursday, he missed the swearing-in of his third term as leader. shia muslims are refusing to bury the victims of thursday's bombing unless the army guarantees their safety from sectarian attacks. more than 80 people were killed and dozens injured in attacks on a crowded street in a shia area. protests in sri lanka following the parliament vote to impeach the chief justice of the country. the vote disregards the supreme court ruling that such action would not be legal. international rights groups have called it an assault on judicial independence. the king of saudi arabia has appointed 30 women to the previously all-male council. the council is the most influential political body in the country and its members are put in place by the kaine, who took the decision to appoint women after consulting various leaders. >>> a british tv presenter spent every minute
of president hugo chavez. it was -- he was due to be sworn in for his next term in office on thursday, but is still in hospital in cuba for cancer treatment. he will be inaugurated at a later date to because he is the sitting president who had been reelected. a commuter ferry hit a pier in lower manhattan. part of the dow was ripped open around 300 and -- and around 330 passengers and crew were on board. two were critically injured. the death of a certain after she was gang raped on a daily bus has prompted international outrage, but also internal debate about india's foust modernizing society. despite the country's advantage, there are still well documented cases of female fetuses and female infants been killed. that is causing a shortage of and the trafficking of girls. at >> the man of india -- northern india are known for being strong, fit, and sigel. it is hard for them to find a bright here. that is because of it -- and illegal widespread practice that started around the time they were born, female feticide, abortion of baby girls. this frustration fuels crime across the country
's president hugo chavez, reportedly battling a severe lung infection. some venezuelans are worried about his condition and it may be worse than officials are letting on. >>> plus a new year and a new gaffe from vice president joe biden. the latest and afternoon swearing in ceremony for new senators. we'll have the audio will you not believe. plus this. >> this sure is a crazy way to draw attention. >> who won't notice a hot model in body paint. >> she stands out like a not new.co. >> they get you noticed. >> super ads getting super racy. this year you'll see a twist. "newsroom" starts right now. >> good morning, i'm victor blackwell sitting in for carol costello. we begin with the pulse of the economy. minutes ago the feds released the latest jobs numbers, 155,000 jobs were created in december, not enough to push down the unemployment rate from its revised level of 7.8%. now we're covering all of the angles from the politics to the ripple effect. let's start with christine romans and what the numbers mean. so 155,000 new jobs, christine, that's up a bit from november, but still pretty averag
]. >> venezuelans rallied for their ailing president. hugo chavez has had four cancer operations and is currently being treated in cuba. venezuela's vice president says the next health update on chavez will come in a few days. he's supposed to be inaugurated, hugo chavez, for a fourth term next week. >>> we have a lot more planned for this saturday night. here's what else we are working on. accusations of rape rattle a small ohio town. >> all of us need to pay attention to this. >> shocking an entire nation. an attorney for one of the accused, the woman who felt a crime was being covered up and our own dr. drew pinsky are part of our extended coverage this hour. >>> when was the last time you heard a politician talk like this -- >> 66 days and counting, shame on you, shame on congress. >> new jersey's chris christie winning over voters from both parties. is it hard talk or hot air? >>> and don lemon with william shatner. set tasers -- ♪ going out of my head >> i can't get that song out of my head. >> you've never seen captain kirk like this before. ♪ >> all that and more coming up. >>> don's
. that whole story. paul callan, nice to see you. thank you very much. >>> hugo chavez is supposed to be sworn in to his fourth term this thursday, but the controversial leader is still in cuba, "fighting for his health." we're taking a look at that and all the dates you need to know about in the coming week. >>> time now to get you ready for the week ahead. first of all, on monday, a lot of people talking about aurora, colorado, and james holmes. he is the man accused of opening fire in a crowded aurora, colorado, movie theater. he is charged with killing 12 people and wounding dozens more. >>> also on monday, a lot of focus on hillary clinton. as soon as tomorrow, the secretary of state could be back at work. as you recall, doctors discharged her from the hospital last week after getting treated for that blood clot that was found in her brain. she is expected to be at work some time this week. we're not sure if it will be tomorrow or not. >>> on thursday, hugo chavez will be making news. he is supposed to be inaugurated to his first term but casting some doubt on whether or not he's actually
condition of president hugo chavez recovering from cancer surgery in cuba is more serious than previously thought according to a top venezuelan official. >> translator: after the delicate surgery on december 11th, chavez faced complications as a consequence of a severe pulmonary infection. it requires him to strictly follow medical treatment. >> reporter: meanwhile venezuela is steaming are speculation. >> translator: sometimes it looks as if the president is well and other times not so much. honestly, we don't know what to believe. everyone is living in incertainty. >> reporter: the president left his country on september 10th for cancer surgery in cuba. he hasn't been seen in public since, but the vice president hawaii talked about complications, and that worries many venezuelans. >> translator: chavez is a strong man and a fighter. his party is not my party, but as a human being one can't wish somebody else something the sc technology minister has been trialing to quell the negative speculation. the medical team has explained to us that president chavez's condition is stable, but with
presidential inauguration. we'll talk about what could be a power vacuum in venezuela if hugo chavez remains too sick to leave. wrap. ive customers. i plugged in snapshot, and 30 days later, i was saving big on car insurance. with snapshot, i knew what i could save before i switched to progressive. the better i drive, the more i save. i wish our company had something this cool. you're not filming this, are you? aw! camera shy. snapshot from progressive. test-drive snapshot before you switch. visit progressive.com today. >>> after just talking to you about vice president joe biden talking to the media about guns, we've learned this. there's been a school shooting at taft high school in -- that's in taft, california. and this is according to our affiliate kero. the shooting happened this morning around 9:00 a.m. local time we're told. according to reports, at least two people were shot. the shooter is in custody, and parents are picking up their kids at the school's football field. just repeating, taft high school in taft, california, a shag around 9:00 a.m. -- a shooting around 9:00 a.m. loca
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take-home pay may be less than previously thought. melissa: president hugo chavez to be sworn in their reports are swirling he may be losing his battle with cancer. now it is time for stocks with nicole petallides at new york stock exchange with the jobs report. >> it looks good. holding above 13,000 ford -- 30,400 with the dow jones industrial average. obviously what a nice run. kicking off 2013 beautifully. helping the 401k to soar. do not get ahead of ourselves but it is now better than expected. but it is the right direction. look at some names of the banking index morgan stanley and goldman sachs are pulling back but they did upgrade city group and with the housing we band of -- route rebound and over a deutsche bank we have seen them do well today. they are up 45% each. lori: said job numbers are in job creation was in line with expectation the revision has the country holding steady. they actually revised the unemployment rate. now let's go to washington with peter barnes. and yesterday's adp report set the bar to high. >> i heard that from some analysts today coming in
hugo chavez's health in the next few days. the controversial leer has a severe lung infection and is, quote, fighting for his health. chavez remains in cuba where he's recovering from his fourth cancer surgery. >>> madonna, katie holmes and jennifer lopez, well, they have all worn missoni, the italian brand known for its multi-color zig-zagged designs and the house of missoni has made its way into the house of consumers and now its founder has dis appearappea the coast of venezuela. a search is now on to find the plane. >> tell me first about where this plane was headed, about the flight itself. >> well, we know that vittorio missoni, one of the three heirs to the fashion empire was with his wife, another couple, a pilot and co-pilot in the islands of los roques and left there and we know the 71-year-old venezuelan-born pilot spoke to the mainland, and that was the last we heard of the six of them. >> just ten miles out. >> ten miles out. >> so they have disappeared somewhere off the venezuelan coast. >> from what we understand he was actually heading back home to italy, right, maybe
right now on hugo chavez. let's get to our international correspondent michelle caruso-cabrera. >> it's official. hugo chavez will not be sworn in as the leader of venezuela on january 10th as it was supposed to occur. he's still in havana being treated for cancer. the story goes as follows. the vice president says -- of venezuela says he's either spoken or received a letter from chavez saying the doctors won't permit him to go to the inauguration and doctors asked that they delay the inauguration and this could very well set off a constitutional crisis in venezuela. the opposition is going to say this is not allowed. why do we care? second largest reserves in the world when it comes to oil. the biggest in the western hemisphere. they have got refineries actually right here in the united states. they supply 8% of our supply in any given year. just because he's sick or just because he's not inaugurated doesn't mean we get that oil but any instability certainly raises question about supply. maria, back to you. >> michelle, thanks so much. we'll keep on it. michelle caruso-cabrera. meanw
the globe to see what stories are making headlines overseas. hugo chavez is reportedly too sick to attend his own inauguration thursday. government officials say he will remain in cuba for cancer treatment and will be sworn in at a later date. opposition groups want him to step down now. wildfires raging in australia. more than 100 homes have been destroyed. more than 300,000 acres of land scorched. the fire so big they could be seen from space. >> heather? >> ainsley thank you so much. have you noticed your paychecks have slunk quite a bit now that the payroll tax cut has expired. it turns out the tax increase wiped out an entire year's worth of wage gains. fox business network diane macedo is here to breakdown the numbers. a real bummer, diane. >> it will be for many. good news most americans got pay raises in 2012. average weekly earnings rose 2.4 percent over the course of the year. the bad news is now that the fiscal cliff deal let the payroll tax cut expire we can kiss the gains good-bye. that's accordling to a new report which shows in only a month the average american worker will
money is spent efficiently and effectively. >>> veipresident hugo chavez is quote, fighting for his health right now. despite rumors he won't be able to inaugurated next week the vice president says his running mate can always take the oath at a later time. there is also some thought the u.s. may be trying to influence a transition from power although the state department says that any future political change has to be decided by venezuelans. >> we do not believe there is a made in america solution for venezuela's transition. only venezuelans can make that decision. that is the message we are giving to venezuelans of all stripes that we want to see any transition be democratic, constitutional, open, transparent, legal within venezuela and that it has to be decided by venezuelans. >>> new details are emerging about the fatal gang rape of a 23-year-old medical student in new delhi, a horrific crime that's led to widespread protests in india. the victim's male friend who was also attacked is speaking out for the first time about the attack. here is what he told reuters. >> translator:
where they photo shop world leaders kissing. here is the president kissing hugo chavez. which . . . okay. and then the president kissing tao. this is wrong not because
the death penalty if convicted. >> venezuelan president hugo chavez continues to fight from a severe lung infection. government officials say the 58- old leader must remain under strict medical supervision, but they did not s treatment. on it opposition leaders are demanding more specifics about his condition. -- underwent chemotherapy and radiation treatment for pelvic cancer. its 43 degrees on this friday morning. forget about using credit cards to pay for souvenirs and other (vo) they were married for... 53 years. she was his everything. he can't live alone anymore. but we d't have the room. so, we talked to suntrust... looked at our options... remodeled... for family, you make it work. he taught me that. (anncr) join the thousands of peop switching to suntrust's award-winning rvice. how can we help you shine today? i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is b
with congressional committees to set a date for testimony. >>> venezuelan president hugo chavez continues to recover if a respiratory infection. a spokesperson says he is undergoing treatment in cuba and his condition does affect his breathing. the 58-year-old has not been seen in public since last month when he underwent a fourth cancer operation in 18 months. according to representatives, that operation was a complicated one giving chavez unexpected bleeding and an infection. he's to be sworn in this month for another term in office. >>> a parking lot showdown between a school board member and high school student is caught on camera. the school board member resigned after it. watch the teenager in the black pants was trying to save a parking spot for a friend who had recently given birth. that's when the driver of the white van struck her and pulled into the spot. the girl had scuff marks on her jeans but not hurt. the driver was the vice chair of the county school board where the teen attends classes. she resigned from that position and she's also charged with reckless conduct. >>> a tragedy for
news from venezuela tonight where after months of rumors and confusion about the health of hugo chavez it is not looking good. president chavez was near death tonight but is willis information administrator says he is battling a severe lung infection he has not been seen publicly since three weeks ago in havana. later in sports the latest name to surface in the bears' coaching search and the teams who are interested in talking to levy nexium, the purple pill, helps provide many with day and night relief of heartburn symptoms caused by acid reflux disease. there is risk of bone fracture and low magnesium levels. side effects may include headache abdominal pain, and diarrhea. call your doctor right away if you have persistent diarrhea. other serious stomach conditions may exist. don't take nexium if you take clopidogrel. ask your doctor if nexium, the purple pill, is right for you. find out how to save on nexium at purplepill.com. this is america. we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day
newsroom." hugo chavez is fighting for his health interesting way of putting it according to venezuelan officials. the 5-year-old leader has a severe lung infection. his fragile health has a lot of people wondering whether he will be able to go through with his inauguration next week. moments ago, venezuelan lawmakers elect elected a president of that country's national assembly. joining me is senior latin affairs editor rafael romo. this national assembly election is really crucial. tell me about it. >> it is crucial because it ensures continuity. those people who are loyal to president chavez at least have the certainty that whatever happens and there are two possibility scenarios either the vice president or the president of the national assembly in this case the man who was just re-elected, would have to step in in the case that president chavez is unable to take office. now, he's scheduled to take office next thursday, january 10th. and the constitution spells out a coup of different possibilities. they're already talking about flexible plans, postponing that inauguration fur a lat
that the situation surrounding their president hugo chavez is becoming quite serious. a lung infection is not so under control and it is now severe and used the term respiratory insufficiency. he is being treated in cuba where he went december 10 for cancer surgery. he is to be sworn in for a second term in office in just six days so that part is looky somewhat iffy. jill dougherty is live with us at the state department. those are reports that sound pretty dire. has it taken a while to get this information even out to the people of venezuela? >> there are people in venezuela who say they are not being told the full truth. if you read what the government people are saying and also just general information it looks pretty bad. i mean, mr. chavez has been treated for cancer for at least two years and now the prognosis does not look good. and that is what is bringing his possible imminent demise but also the confusion because he is not in venezuela. he is in cuba as you noted. that makes it really complicated to get sworn in again. and so that is a problem. and then you add on to this kind of odd q
treatment in cuba will keep hugo chavez from being sworn in for a new term. the question is does the constitution there allow the inauguration to be delayed. whole be in charge? their vice president said the in-august race should happen at a quote later date, but an opposition leader is asking the high court to decide if that's even possible. the 58-year-old venezuelan president has been undergoing cancer treatment. >>> a newly married couple has quite a story to tell. they took their vows in a hot air balloon. winds blew the balloon off course and things got a little bumpy. a member of the wedding party recorded the crash on her cell phone. >> brace. hold on. >> so there were 13 people in the basket. amazingly only one person suffered a minor back injury. >> they say rain on your wedding day is good luck. if 245that's the case, this is best luck. >> you have nowhere to go but up. >>> espn apologizing for remarks made by brent musburger during monday night's game. he got a little carried away when he spotted a.j. mccarron's girlfriend who is a beauty queen in the stands. here's h
the technology and services to help you solve it. >>> venezuelanan's rally today for hugo chavez. chav chavez's health is tragedy i will following his fourth cancer operation. the next update on the president's health will come in a few days. chavez is supposed to be inaugurated for a new term next week. today venezuelanan lawmakers re-elected a speaks of the national assembly. the move could signal support as a possible successor. however, chavez has said he wants his vice president to succeed him. >>> well, the fiscal cliff deal not going over so well with the majority of americans. a new poll finds more disapprove than approve of the new deal. 43% say it's okay. 45 do not. 12% have no opinion. along party lines, two-thirds of democrats gave their okay to the compromise bill which, among other things, taxes the wealthier at higher rates. but almost two-thirds of republicans, they're unhappy over the deal. gallup also found none of the political leaders involved in the fiscal cliff showdown got a favorable rating. house speaker john boehner scoring the worst. >>> the battle over the debt cei
, the latest from venezuela on president hugo chavez. we should get new information about his health in the next few days. >>> yards from the border with turkey, thousands of refugees are bracing for a cold and unforgiving winter. they have to pump byrne the trash to stay warm. as nick paint walsh found out, some children are digging out their own bomb shelter. >> reporter: they fled this far, almost to safety in turkey, but still they dig. to these boys dragged fast into manhood, it's not really a game. it's an air raid shelter. we make it so if the jets come and bomb us, he says, we put children here to hide them. but of course, we will make it much bigger for 20 to 30 people. the holes are so they can see outside when the bombs come, although they have already seen so much. we were sitting suddenly and the rocket comes, making this noise, he says, a big explosion, an artillery shell. here, 8,000 of them fled everything they had, hoping for something, but finding the new free syria could give them little. 100 yards from turkey, they are not allowed into its bustling camps. of cours
on everybody else's insurance cost. shep? >> shepard: steve brown in chicago tonight. hugo chavez is too sick to attend his swearing in thursday for a third term as venezuela's president. that's the word from the country are's government. venezuela's vice president says chavez is invoking a constitutional provision that allows claying the ceremony past the official date of january 10th. the opposition party is challenging that. the venezuelan leader has been in a cuban hospital as far as we know since having cancer surgery last month. officials have said chavez has a lung infection and they are down playing reports that he is on life support. chavez has has long had a tense relationship with the u.s. once famously calling president george h.w. bush diablo. the wildfire threat is now at catastrophic. the highest possible level in southeastern australia as crews there battle more than 100 fires. high winds and heat fueled flames on the mainland and island of tasmania, around 100 people still reportedly missing after brush fires destroy their homes last week. evacuated national parks. no word of
could hurt their chances. >>> the inauguration of venezuela president, hugo chavez is scheduled. he has been in bad health and it could be called off since his fourth cancer operation three weeks ago. >>> you can also find me on facebook. that's it for me. deb feyerick in for don lemon. have a great week! >>> hello, everyone. i'm deborah feyerick in for don lemon. a big announcement expected in you go wa. sources tell cnn that president obama will announce that chuck hagel is his nominee for secretary of defense. hagel has his share of critics, even within his own party. we'll have more on his expected nomination a few moments away. >> president obama signed into law today a $9.7 billion sandy relief package. the first legislative action. some were outraged after house speaker boehner canceled a vote on a much larger aid bill. sandy devastated parts of the northeast two months ago. lawmakers will consider a $51 billion aid package on january 15th. >> half of the residents of long beach, new york, remain homeless and still came out to say good-bye to a landmark. thousands witnessed the s
a decision. >>> lawmakers in venezuela met to elect a potential replacement in case hugo chavez is not able to run that country. chavez still in the hospital after a fourth surgery for cancer. if chavez cannot continue to rule the country, whoever is elected today will be in charge until a new election is organized. >>> back to politics now. in december it looked like the fiscal cliff battle would be fought between president obama and house speaker john boehner, but as it turned out the white house had a better chance to make a deal with the senate minority leader mitch mcconnell from kentucky. james carroll is a washington reporter for "the louisville courier journal." happy new year, sir. >> happy new year to you. >> the president couldn't make the fiscal cliff deal ask could be the new way the way things are done in d.c. that realization they lead to a more formalized process to begin bipartisan negotiations in the senate to put pressure on the house. given this new dawn of bipartisanship that has spanned a week or so now, has senator mcconnell's role as a power broker, has it been enhan
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